Mike Minor vs Stephen Strasburg Tilt Ends in Atlanta 6-4 Win
Atlanta scored 2 runs in inning no. 13 to edge Washington 6-4 on Friday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as +143 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Mike Minor, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 11. R Buchter earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Andrelton Simmons in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Danny Espinosa in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
Jordan Walden pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.